Related Links

Disease Control/Prevention


Missouri Specific Information

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI)
Allergy Powerpoint – School Staff Training on Allergy Prevention and Response
Epi-Pen Video Demonstration
Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) – Sample forms/plans, guidelines, Special sites for Kids & Teens
Food Allergy Tools for Schools
USDA Accommodation Requirements


DHSS Asthma Site and Links
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
CDC Strategies for Addressing Asthma Within a Coordinated School Health Program


Diabetes School Health Resource - National Association of Chronic Disease Directors
DHSS Diabetes Site and Links
Guidelines for Diabetes Care in Schools and Daycares
Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School Personnel
Safe at School Campaign


CDC’s Epilepsy Training for Students, Teachers, and Nurses
Epilepsy Across the Spectrum: Promoting Health and Understanding


CDC Key Points on Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness
CDC Seasonal Flu Recommendations - (Spanish Version)
CDC Information for Schools and Childcare Providers
CDC “Take 3” – Actions to Fight the Flu
DHSS Influenza Site and Links

Head Lice

DHSS Head lice Documents

AAP Report on Head Lice Policies (July 2010)

Heart Disease


DHSS HIV/AIDs Site and Links
DHSS Sites and Links for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

CDC Sites and Contacts

Hypothermia/Hyperthermia –DHSS Sites


School Immunization Requirements
Day Care Immunization Requirements
Manual for the Surveillance of Vaccine –Preventable Diseases (4th edition, 2008)
DHSS Immunizations Site and Links
Immunizations A-Z

Meningococcal Meningitis

Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

DHSS MRSA Information for Schools

CDC Sites and Links


DHSS Tobacco Site and Links
DHSS Smoking Site and Links
CDC Youth Tobacco Prevention Site and Links
Smoke Busters
Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids


TB Risk Assessment Form
DHSS Tuberculosis Site and Links


DHSS Sickle Cell Site and Links

Emergency Preparedness/Response

DHSS Sites and Links

Advance Notice Newsletters (DMH)

US Dept. of Education

Wally the Wise Guy – the Shelter In Place Turtle

Environmental Factors


DHSS Site and Links
Lead Poisoning Among Children

Tick-Borne/Mosquito Related Diseases

Tick-Borne Disease
Tick-borne Disease and Mosquito Bite Prevention PPT
West Nile Virus


EPA Healthy School Environment
DHSS Bed Bugs Site and Links
Reducing Pesticide Exposure at Schools

Health Promotion

MO Healthnet/Health Coverage

Mo HealthNet Site and Links

Dental Providers for Low-income/underserved individual

Nutrition Food

ADA- Eat Right At School
Salad Bars in Schools

CDC Resources

DESE Wellness Resources
“F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America’s Future”
Fuel Up To Play
Milk Matters – Teachers Play a Vital Role
USDA Team Nutrition
School Nutrition Environment and Wellness Resources
We Can!

Oral Health

DHSS Oral Health Site and Links


Children's Vision Screening video - produced by the Missouri Optometric Association
Guidelines for Vision Screening
HIPAA-Compliant Authorization for Exchange of Health & Education Information
Missouri Eye Examination Form for School
Missouri Optometric Association
Missouri Rehabilitation Services for the Blind
Missouri Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons
School Functional Vision Assessment Form
School Vision Referral
School Vision Screening Form

Injury/Violence Prevention

Bullying/Suicide Prevention

Cyber-Bullying Resources

LGBTQ Youth Resources

After a Suicide: Toolkit for Schools
Focus on Injuries at School: Resource Guide
School Violence Hotline
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
DESE Anti-Bullying Information

Children and methamphetamine (Meth)

US Department of Health and Human Services-Drug Specific Information
Missouri Highway Patrol- Meth Lab Statistics


Drug Impairment Training for Educational Professionals (DITEP)
For future Missouri DITEP Trainings, Contact the Missouri Police Chiefs Associations at 573-636-5444.
Youth Alcohol and Drug Use - CDC

Other Injury/Violence

DHSS Injury and Violence Prevention Site and Links
Bicycle Safety Toolkit
Children’s Safety Network
Children’s Trust Fund

CDC Concussion Resources

  • Sports Concussion Fast Facts -High School SportsYouth Sports
  • For School Professionals
    Futures without Violence
    Guidelines for Child Abuse and Neglect Reports
    Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety
    Missouri Kids First
    School Violence Hotline
    Well Aware
  • Other School Health Resources and Related Agency Links

    School Health Resources

    Medical Facilities in Missouri NEW!

    School Nurse Updates

    DHSS Friday Facts
    Growth Chart Training Modules

    Hand washing

    Health Literacy Toolkit
    School Employee Wellness Guide
    School Health Index
    Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System

    Coordinated School Health Resources

    Missouri Agency/Association Links

    Board of Nursing
    Coordinated School Health Coalition
    Dept of Elementary and Secondary Education
    Department of Mental Health
    Missouri Association of School Nurses

    National Agency/Association Links

    Alliance for a Healthier GenerationHealthy Schools Program
    American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
    American Association of Poison Control Centers
    American School Health Association
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    National Association of Chronic Disease Directors NEW!

    National Association of School Nurses
    National Education Association Health Information (NEAHIN) – 202-822-7570